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by Ali Baba
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Help for newbie to identify a possible problem
Replies: 10
Views: 156

Re: Help or newbie to identify a possible problem

Cidermanrolls wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:35 pm
I’d check your thermometer.
Mine lives at 5 or so in winter and doesn’t get so marked.
You took the words out of my mouth, mine is kept at around 6C and has never marked.
by Ali Baba
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Cleistocactus winteri colademononis Solved
Replies: 17
Views: 536

Re: Cleistocactus winteri colademononis Solved

To get back to the original poster :roll: If you'd like to email me I have some seedlings.

And Tony: you get my vote :grin:
by Ali Baba
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Conophytum Luckhoffii
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Conophytum Luckhoffii

You could restart it from cuttings. I had to do that with luckhoffii last year and it certainly reinvigorates it.
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

More importantly, what do other growers do to alert them of heater failure? Power cuts are rare around here, so heater failure is the most likely issue. So has anyone come up with a good alarm system for low temperatures? I rigged up a system based on a temperature sensor and ESP8266 board (like an...
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

Thanks conolady, that has given me some idea of what I should be looking for...
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

Thanks, no alarm on that one though...
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

el48tel wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:44 pm
I have a remote display in the house
Can you elaborate?
I have seen this :https://www.amazon.co.uk/SensorPush-Wir ... re+monitor
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

I take on board the comments about the heating coils. The beauty of Parwin heaters of course is they are very easy to repair as all the bits are readily detachable and replaceable. I guess though that one reason they went out of business is that they are so easily repairable. Maybe they don't confor...
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

I tend to agree, but the Parwin website used to state that as a repair option 😳
by Ali Baba
Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: The Cactus & Succulent Plant Forum
Topic: Greenhouse heating : Plan B
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Greenhouse heating : Plan B

Thanks Conolady. :grin: I think you will have to provide more info on that one! How does that work...?